PHOTOS: A Quick Look at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

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Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto did in fact hold a soft opening this weekend and WDWNT was on the scene to check out the bar and lounge amidst the insanity of the first weekend:

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Welcome to Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

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Inspirations from the Tiki Room, Jungle Cruise, and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea fill the unique bar

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An octopus and a clam look on as the bartender prepares a Nautilus

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Here’s a look at the menu

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Every so often, one of these drinks will come out as a black pearl

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Here’s a look at the food

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The pearl drink cups come out of the oyster

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A look at some of the souvenir mugs

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The Nautilus bowl is pretty amazing

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T-shirts and Hawaiian shirts for sale at Bou-Tiki

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Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto is open daily from 4PM until midnight. We’ll share more photos, videos, and a review later this week, so stay tuned!

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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